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The state-wide primary elections for governor are on June 30.

Whose position is it anyway?

Jennifer Greenlee June 22, 2020

With the state-wide election primaries drawing near, many are looking at their ballot and wondering who to vote for. With a record four gubernatorial primary candidates on the Republican ballot for the...

What lies in the wake of the blue wave

What lies in the wake of the ‘blue wave’

Hannah Olsen November 15, 2018

Midterms, which are historically wave elections, often offer the party not currently in power a chance to regain some authority in Congress. This year’s midterm elections have come and gone. CNBC...

Eric Eliason talking with Weber State student in the Union about voting. (Sarah Catan / The Signpost)

Eliason visits WSU ahead of election

Joe Traub November 5, 2018

With the Utah 1st Congressional District election one day away, United Utah Party candidate Eric Eliason paid a visit to Weber State University for campaigning on Nov. 5.Eliason is running against Republican...

John Keeffer and Makall Larsen were the main hosts of the live fact check at Weber State University. (Kelly Watkins / The Signpost)

Check the facts, run the numbers

Cameron Gifford October 26, 2018

Weber State University became the first college in Utah to host a student-run live fact checking event on Oct. 17. Students, faculty and members of the community tuned into Utah’s 1st Congressional...

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Just the facts: WSU prepares for debate

Cameron Gifford October 14, 2018

Oct. 17 marks a historic night for Weber State University; from 6 to 7 p.m., WSU will be hosting a live fact check event of the debate for Utah’s First Congressional District. Republican incumbent,...

Democrat Jenny Wilson making her first visit to Weber State (Harrison Epstein/The Signpost)

Democrat Jenny Wilson makes campaign stop at WSU

Harrison Epstein October 3, 2018

“Utah’s changing, and that’s what my candidacy represents,” U.S. Senate candidate Jenny Wilson said on Oct. 3 in a sit-down interview with The Signpost.Wilson is the Democratic...

Chairman of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Ajit Pai, gives a speech during a conference at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) held in Barcelona, northeastern Spain, Feb. 28, 2017. (Andreu Dalmau/EFE/Zuma Press/TNS) Photo credit: Tribune News Service

FCC’s net neutrality repeal concerns communication experts

Weston Lee July 9, 2018

Nearly one month after net neutrality's end June 11, Weber State University professors and students have expressed concerns over the future of the internet.Network Neutrality is the idea that internet...


Trump’s change to national monuments starts political wildfire

John Wise January 5, 2018

Two national monuments in Utah have become five smaller and less inclusive national monuments.Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument was reduced from 1.9 million acres to around 1 million acres and...

Boys State choir sings during the Boys State graduation ceremony at Weber State University on Friday June 17. (Emily Crooks / The Signpost)

State leaders mentor Utah boys in civics

Brooke Facer June 20, 2016

The crowds have seemed younger over the last week at Weber State University as students throughout the region gathered for the annual Boys State.According to the Weber State University Boys State's webpage,...

Democratic candidate Donna McAleer speaks to Weber

November 2, 2014

Democratic congressional candidate Donna McAleer visited WSU Wednesday to speak on women in the military and their lack of presence in government. McAleer started by asking if everyone in the audience...

Student loan interest rate now 6.8 percent

July 8, 2013

Federal Stafford Loan (student loan) interest rates rose to 6.8 percent July 1, because the U.S. Senate was unable to come to an agreement on a bill passed by the House of Representatives, making Congress...

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